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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Dec 22, 2014 Cory Doctorow and Poesy Taylor Doctorow
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It's that time again! School is out, but I'm still working, so the kid came to the office with me, just in time to record a new podcast. This year, Poesy performs a stirring rendition of Jingle Bells, with dirty words!
Topics: Xmas, corydoctorow, daddydaughter
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Oct 26, 2014 Seattle Town Hall
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On October 26, Hieroglyph contributors Cory Doctorow and Neal Stephenson and co-editor Ed Finn appeared at Town Hall Seattle, in an event titled “Reigniting Society’s Ambition with Science Fiction.”
Topics: science fiction, optimism, science, stem
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Sep 1, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading (MP3) of the first part of my story "Petard: A Tale of Just Desserts" from the new MIT Tech Review anthology Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling. The anthology also features fiction by William Gibson, Lauren Beukes, Chris Brown, Pat Cadigan, Warren Ellis, Joel Garreau, and Paul Graham Raven. The 2013 summer anthology was a huge hit -- Gardner Dozois called it "one of the year’s best SF anthologies to date, perhaps the best."
Topics: science fiction, mit
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 23, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading (MP3) of my latest Guardian column, How Amazon is holding Hachette hostage, which examines how Hachette's insistence on DRM for their ebooks has taken away all their negotiating leverage with Amazon, resulting in Amazon pulling Hachette's books from its catalog in the course of a dispute over discounting: Under US law (the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and its global counterparts (such as the EUCD), only the company that put the DRM on a copyrighted work can remove...
Topics: drm, business, publishing, amazon, podcasts, corydoctorow, petard
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 16, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of a short story I wrote for the July, 2014 issue of Wired UK in the form of a news dispatch from the year 2024 -- specifically, a parliamentary sketch from a raucous Prime Minister's Question Time where a desperate issue of computer security rears its head: Quick: what do all of these have in common: your gran's cochlear implant, the Whatsapp stack, the Zipcar by your flat, the Co-Op's 3D printing kiosk, a Boots dispensary, your Virgin thermostat, a set of Tata artificial...
Topics: wired, lawful interception, adversarial compatibility, anticircumvention, eucd, dmca, floss,...
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 13, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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In his keynote speech for The Literary Consultancy's 2014 conference, author and renowned digital publishing pioneer Cory Doctorow talks about his creative experiments on and offline, and addresses head-on the thorny question of ‘Intellectual Property in a Digital Age’. The conference is taking place until this Sunday - you can follow today's action at the Guardian Book Blog's liveblog, on Twitter with #TLC14. Learn more about TLC and the conference at literaryconsultancy.co.uk
Topics: publishing, copyright, drm
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 9, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of a recent Guardian column, 'Cybersecurity' begins with integrity, not surveillance, in which I suggest that the reason to oppose mass surveillance is independent of whether it "works" or not -- the reason to oppose mass surveillance is that mass surveillance is an inherently immoral act: The Washington Post journalist Barton Gellman and I presented an introductory session at SXSW before Edward Snowden's appearance, and he made a thought-provoking comparison...
Topics: torture, surveillance, podcast, corydoctorow, snowden, nsa
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 2, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading (MP3) of a my latest Locus column, How to Talk to Your Children About Mass Surveillance, in which I describe the way that I've explained the Snowden affair to my six-year-old: So I explained to my daughter that there was a man who was a spy, who discovered that the spies he worked for were breaking the law and spying on everyone, capturing all their e-mails and texts and video-chats and web-clicks. My daughter has figured out how to use a laptop, phone, or tablet to peck out...
Topics: snowden, sxsw, surveillance, privacy, parenting, corydoctorow, podcast
Cory Doctorow Podcast
May 19, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of a my latest Guardian column, Firefox's adoption of closed-source DRM breaks my heart, a close analysis of the terrible news that Mozilla has opted to add closed source DRM to its flagship Firefox browser: The decision to produce systems that treat internet users as untrusted adversaries to be controlled by their computers was clearly taken out of a sense of desperation and inevitability. It’s clear that Mozilla plans to do everything it can to mitigate the harms from...
Topics: mozilla, podcast, drm, w3c, copyfight, corydoctorow
Cory Doctorow Podcast
May 12, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of a my Guardian column, Why it is not possible to regulate robots, which discusses where and how robots can be regulated, and whether there is any sensible ground for "robot law" as distinct from "computer law." One thing that is glaringly absent from both the Heinleinian and Asimovian brain is the idea of software as an immaterial, infinitely reproducible nugget at the core of the system. Here, in the second decade of the 21st century, it seems to me...
Topics: corydoctorow, podcast, war on general purpose computers
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Apr 28, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of a my latest Guardian column, Internet service providers charging for premium access hold us all to ransom, which tries to make sense of the disastrous news that the Federal Communications Commission is contemplating rules to allow ISPs to demand bribes from publishers in exchange for letting you see the webpages you ask for. There's a useful analogy to the phone company that I've written about here before: you pay for your phone service every month. The pizza place on the...
Topics: net neutrality, business, corruption, corydoctorow, podcasts, telcoms
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Mar 31, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading (MP3) of a my November, 2013 Locus column, Collective Action, in which I propose an Internet-enabled "Magnificent Seven" business model for foiling corruption, especially copyright- and patent-trolling. In this model, victims of extortionists find each other on the Internet and pledge to divert a year's worth of "license fees" to a collective defense fund that will be used to invalidate a patent or prove that a controversial copyright has lapsed. The name...
Topics: collective action, patent trolls, trolls, business, economics, floss, copyfight, podcasts, science...
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Mar 24, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of a recent Guardian column, What happens with digital rights management in the real world where I attempt to explain the technological realpolitik of DRM, which has nothing much to do with copyright, and everything to do with Internet security. The entertainment industry calls DRM "security" software, because it makes them secure from their customers. Security is not a matter of abstract absolutes, it requires a context. You can't be "secure," generally...
Topics: drm, copyfight, podcast, corydocotrow
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Mar 17, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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My latest Guardian column, If GCHQ wants to improve national security it must fix our technology where I try to convey the insanity of spy agencies that weaken Internet security in order to make it easier for them to spy on people, by comparing this to germ warfare. Last year, when I finished that talk in Seattle, a talk about all the ways that insecure computers put us all at risk, a woman in the audience put up her hand and said, “Well, you’ve scared the hell out of me. Now what do I...
Topics: nsa, gchq, security, snowden
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Mar 3, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of my latest Locus column, Cold Equations and Moral Hazard which considers the way that science fiction can manipulate our ideas about the technical necessity for human misery, and how that narrative can be hijacked for self-serving ends. Apparently, editor John W. Campbell sent back three rewrites in which the pilot figured out how to save the girl. He was adamant that the universe must punish the girl. The universe wasn’t punishing the girl, though. Godwin was – and so...
Topics: podcast, sciencefiction, corydoctorow
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Feb 3, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of a recent Guardian column, What does David Cameron's Great Firewall look like? which debunks the UK government's stupid arguments for its national anti-porn firewall: David Cameron's attempt to create a Made-in-Britain version of Iran's "Halal Internet" is the worst of both worlds for parents like me. Kids are prevented from seeing things that they need to access – sites about sexual health, for example – and I still have to monitor my daughter all the time...
Topics: censorship, uk, politics, porn
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jan 27, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of my latest Locus column, Cheap Writing Tricks, which discusses the mysterious business of why stories are satisfying, and how to make them so: Plots are funny things. In the real world, stuff is always happening, but it’s not a plot. People live. People die. People are made glorious or miserable. Things eagerly awaited are realized, or hopes are cruelly dashed. Love is gained; love is lost. But all these things are not a plot – they lack the fundamental tidiness and...
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Topics: writing, podcast, corydoctorow, science fiction
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jan 20, 2014 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of my latest Guardian column, "Digital failures are inevitable, but we need them to be graceful," (http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/16/digital-failures-software) about the social and political factors that make all the difference when choosing technologies.Banshee fails gracefully because its authors don't attempt any lock-in. When I find myself diverging from the design philosophy of Banshee to the extent that I want to use a rival system to manage my...
Topics: floss, podcast
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jan 13, 2014 Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
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Here's the second, concluding part of my reading of my 2003 short story "Flowers From Al," written with Charlie Stross for New Voices in Science Fiction (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0756401682/downandoutint-20), a Mike Resnick anthology. It's a pervy, weird story of transhuman romance.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast....
Topics: science fiction, singularity, sex, cstross, corydoctorow, podcast
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jan 6, 2014 Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
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Here's part one of my 2003 short story "Flowers From Al," written with Charlie Stross for "New Voices in Science Fiction" (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0756401682/downandoutint-20), a Mike Resnick anthology. It's a pervy, weird story of transhuman romance.
Topics: science fiction, corydoctorow, cstross, singularity, podcast, audio
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Dec 28, 2013 Glenn Greenwald
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Glenn Greenwald's keynote at the 30th Chaos Communications Congress in Hamburg, Germany Thanks to Gerlinde Schneider for supplying the accompanying transcript in HTML and Markdown (txt).
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Topics: greenwald, snowden, ccc, 30C3
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Dec 23, 2013 Poesy Taylor Doctorow and Cory Doctorow
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Our annual daddy-daughter pre-Christmas podcast!
Topics: kawaii, art linklater, christmas
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Dec 16, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part three of a reading of my novella Lawful Interception (http://www.tor.com/stories/2013/08/lawful-interception), a sequel, of sorts, to Little Brother (http://craphound.com/littlebrother) and Homeland (http://craphound.com/homeland). In addition to the free online read, you can buy this as an ebook single (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00EMST9SU/downandoutint-20) (DRM-free, of course!)Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a...
Topics: science fiction, cory doctorow, little brother, lawful interception, drones, liquid democracy
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Dec 9, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part two of a reading of my novella Lawful Interception (http://www.tor.com/stories/2013/08/lawful-interception), a sequel, of sorts, to Little Brother (http://craphound.com/littlebrother) and Homeland (http://craphound.com/homeland). In addition to the free online read, you can (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00EMST9SU/downandoutint-20) buy this as an ebook single (DRM-free, of course!).
Topics: science fiction, podcast, cory doctorow
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Dec 2, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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In this week's installment of my podcast, I break my long hiatus with the first part of a reading of my novella Lawful Interception, (http://www.tor.com/stories/2013/08/lawful-interception) a sequel, of sorts, to Little Brother (http://craphound.com/littlebrother) and Homeland (http://craphound.com/homeland). In addition to the free online read, you can buy this as an ebook single (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00EMST9SU/downandoutint-20) (DRM-free, of course!).
Topics: science fiction, cory doctorow, podcast, little brother, drones, occupy
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Sep 16, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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How to foil NSA sabotage: use a dead man's switchIn this week's podcast, I read aloud a recent Guardian column, "How to foil NSA sabotage: use a dead man's switch," (http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/sep/09/nsa-sabotage-dead-mans-switch) which proposes a "dead-man's switch" service that'll tip people off when the NSA serves a secret order demanding that Web operators sabotage their systems.No one's ever tested this approach in court, and I can't say whether a judge...
Topics: nsa, spooks, snowden, prism, fisa, nsl
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Aug 12, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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In this week's podcast, I read aloud a recent Guardian column, "Metadata – a wartime drama":http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/jul/05/metadata-wartime-drama-privacyWhich imagines a dialog between Alan Turing and Winston Churchill that might have taken place if the UK Home Secretary Theresa May had been Turing's line-manager"All we can tell with this analysis is who is speaking, what equipment they use to speak, whom else they speak to, who the messages are addressed to,...
Topics: podcasts, metadata, spooks, nsa, turing, bletchleypark, crypto
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Aug 5, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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In this week's podcast, I read aloud my latest Locus Magazine column, "Teaching Computers Shows Us How Little We Understand About Ourselves":http://www.locusmag.com/Perspectives/2013/07/cory-doctorow-teaching-computers-shows-us-how-little-we-understand-about-ourselves/which concerns itself with the ways that we're recklessly formalizing critical elements of human identity such as "names" and "families" for the convenience of corporations and their IT systems and...
Topics: lexicography, podcasts, scienc fiction, true names
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jul 30, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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In honour of the Great Firewall of Cameron -- the UK government's plan to force ISPs to turn on network-level spying and censorship of "adult" material -- I've read aloud "There's no way to stop children viewing porn in Starbucks" , a column I wrote for the Guardian the last time the UK government floating this idiotic proposal, explaining, comprehensively, why this is such a stupid, stupid idea. Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams...
Topics: censorship, uk, politics, corydoctorow, podcast
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jul 8, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a read-aloud of my recent Guardian column, "The NSA's Prism: why we should care, which sets out the reasons for caring about the recent revelations of bulk, warrantless, suspicionless, indiscriminate surveillance.
Topics: prism, privacy, surveillance, spooks, snowden
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 13, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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The Institute for the Future commissioned me to write a story about the "Internet of Things," and I wrote them a piece called By His Things Will You Know Him, about death, networks, and computers. It's part of an anthology called "An Aura of Familiarity: Visions from the Coming Age of Networked Matter," which we'll be publishing on Boing Boing in the following weeks. The stories to come are from great authors including Rudy Rucker, Ramez Naam, Bruce Sterling, Madeline...
Topics: sciencefiction, corydoctorow, internetofthings, death, drones
Cory Doctorow Podcast
May 28, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by m planning a prequel. volume As part of that, planning'I going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part nine, in which the reading concludes.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the...
Topics: science fiction, podcast, corydoctorow
Cory Doctorow Podcast
May 20, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by m planning a prequel. volume As part of that, planning'I going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part eight.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear...
Topics: Corydoctorow, podcast, sciencefiction
Cory Doctorow Podcast
May 13, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by m planning a prequel. volume As part of that, planning'I going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part seven.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear...
Topics: sciencefiction, corydoctorow, podcast
Cory Doctorow Podcast
May 6, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by m planning a prequel. volume As part of that, planning'I going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part six.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear him...
Topics: sciencefiction, podcast, corydoctorow
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Apr 29, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by planning a prequel volume. As part of that planning, I'm going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part five.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear him...
Topics: sciencefiction, podcast, corydoctorow
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Apr 15, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by planning a prequel volume. As part of that planning, I'm going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part three.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear...
Topics: corydoctorow, science fiction, novels, podcasts
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Mar 25, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by planning a prequel volume. As part of that planning, I'm going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part two.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear him...
Topics: science fiction, corydoctorow, podcast
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Mar 18, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by planning a prequel volume. As part of that planning, I'm going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part one.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear him...
Topics: corydoctorow, science fiction, podcast
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Mar 11, 2013 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading of my recent Locus column, Ten Years On, in which I reflect on my first decade as a novelist and discuss a possible further volume related to Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, my first-ever novel:I never thought I’d write a sequel. The allure of writing books has always been the experience of discovering and exploring a place and people that have been cooked up by my imagination. By the time I’ve squeezed the book out through my fingertips, I’m generally pretty sick of...
Topics: corydoctorow, podcast, science fiction
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Dec 23, 2012 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part four of a reading of my novella Lawful Interception (http://www.tor.com/stories/2013/08/lawful-interception), a sequel, of sorts, to Little Brother (http://craphound.com/littlebrother) and Homeland (http://craphound.com/homeland). In addition to the free online read, you canbuy this as an ebook single (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00EMST9SU/downandoutint-20)(DRM-free, of course!)Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a...
Topics: science fiction, protests, liquid democracy, little brother, cory doctorow, podcasts
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Apr 22, 2012 Cory Doctorow
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As I mentioned in my March Locus column, I'm celebrating the tenth anniversary of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by planning a prequel volume. As part of that planning, I'm going to read aloud the entire text of that first book into the podcast, making notes on the book as I go. Here's part four.Mastering by John Taylor Williams: wryneckstudio@gmail.comJohn Taylor Williams is a audiovisual and multimedia producer based in Washington, DC and the co-host of the Living Proof Brew Cast. Hear him...
Topics: corydoctorow, science fiction, podcast
Here's part two of my podcast of my novella-in-progress called "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow/Now is the Best Time of Your Life."
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I've just started podcasting a new story, a novella-in-progress called "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow/Now is the Best Time of Your LIfe." It's a long, weird adventure story about the failure of futurism and the difference between "progress" and "change," all about immortal children stalking the bones of ruined cities in lethal mechas. Disney fans will recognize the title as coming from the amazing, weird, awful and wonderful Carousel of Progress ride that...
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Apr 29, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's a reading from my forthcoming young adult novel, "Little Brother," about San Francisco hacker kids who fight back against the Department of Homeland Security. Tor will publish it in May, 2008. I really went to town on the samples and mixing in this one, hauling out Audacity, the free/open sound-editing program, and grabbing a boatload of samples from the Freesound project, and a little punk guitar from the Anchormen, a great Boston act. This reading is licensed Creative...
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Part four (the conclusion) of Cory Doctorow's reading of Peter Gutmann's "A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection." http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_cost.html Executive Summary Windows Vista includes an extensive reworking of core OS elements in order to provide content protection for so-called “premium content”, typically HD data from Blu-Ray and HD-DVD sources. Providing this protection incurs considerable costs in terms of system performance, system...
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Part three of Cory Doctorow's reading of Peter Gutmann's "A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection." http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_cost.html Executive Summary Windows Vista includes an extensive reworking of core OS elements in order to provide content protection for so-called “premium content”, typically HD data from Blu-Ray and HD-DVD sources. Providing this protection incurs considerable costs in terms of system performance, system stability,...
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Part two of Cory Doctorow's reading of Peter Gutmann's "A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection." http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_cost.html Executive Summary Windows Vista includes an extensive reworking of core OS elements in order to provide content protection for so-called “premium content”, typically HD data from Blu-Ray and HD-DVD sources. Providing this protection incurs considerable costs in terms of system performance, system stability,...
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Part one of Cory Doctorow's reading of Peter Gutmann's "A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection." http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_cost.html Executive Summary Windows Vista includes an extensive reworking of core OS elements in order to provide content protection for so-called “premium content”, typically HD data from Blu-Ray and HD-DVD sources. Providing this protection incurs considerable costs in terms of system performance, system stability,...
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Mar 21, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the eleventh and final installment (chapters 27-31) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Mar 11, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the tenth installment (chapters 24-26) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d...
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Here's the ninth installment (chapters 22-23) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Feb 25, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the eigth installment (chapters 19-21) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Feb 19, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the seventh installment (chapters 17-18) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d...
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Here's the sixth installment (chapters 14-16) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Feb 7, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the fifth installment (chapters 12 and 13) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and...
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Feb 3, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the fourth installment (chapter 11) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete.I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d been...
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jan 16, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the second installment (chapters 5-8) of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete. I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jan 11, 2007 Cory Doctorow
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Here's the first installment of the podcast of my second novel Eastern Standard Tribe, a novel of political intrigue among high-tech, sleep-deprived management consultants. This is my most ambitious podcasting project to date -- I figure it'll take 4-6 months to complete. I’ve found a half-brick that was being used to hold down the tar paper around an exhaust-chimney. I should’ve used that to hold the door open, but it’s way the hell the other side of the roof, and I’d been really...
Cory Doctorow Podcast
Nov 25, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part three of the three-part podcast of my story Power Punctuation, originally published in Starlight 3 in 2001. It's a funny Pygmalion story about a corporate distopia, secure shredding, and conspiracy theories.
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Here's part two of the three-part podcast of my story Power Punctuation, originally published in Starlight 3 in 2001. It's a funny Pygmalion story about a corporate distopia, secure shredding, and conspiracy theories.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Nov 11, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part one of the three-part podcast of my story Power Punctuation, originally published in Starlight 3 in 2001. It's a funny Pygmalion story about a corporate distopia, secure shredding, and conspiracy theories. Wow, you won't believe what happened today. First of all, I was nearly late for work because my new roommate is worried about the electrical and he pulled out all the plugs last night, even my alarm clock! His name is Tony, and I think he is either weird or crazy, or maybe both!...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Sep 23, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part four, the conclusion of my podcast of 0wnz0red, a story about trusted computing, geek culture, and getting root on your body. It was originally published on Salon, a reprinted in my short story collection A Place So Foreign and Eight More. 0wnz0red was a runner up for the Nebula Award in 2003, and has been widely reprinted.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Sep 17, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part three of my podcast of 0wnz0red, a story about trusted computing, geek culture, and getting root on your body. It was originally published on Salon, a reprinted in my short story collection A Place So Foreign and Eight More. 0wnz0red was a runner up for the Nebula Award in 2003, and has been widely reprinted.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Sep 14, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part two of my podcast of 0wnz0red, a story about trusted computing, geek culture, and getting root on your body. It was originally published on Salon, a reprinted in my short story collection A Place So Foreign and Eight More. 0wnz0red was a runner up for the Nebula Award in 2003, and has been widely reprinted.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Sep 10, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Here's part one of my podcast of 0wnz0red, a story about trusted computing, geek culture, and getting root on your body. It was originally published on Salon, a reprinted in my short story collection A Place So Foreign and Eight More. 0wnz0red was a runner up for the Nebula Award in 2003, and has been widely reprinted.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Aug 22, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Truncat is an indirect sequel to my first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom. Truncat is a parable about warez groups and Napster, about generation war and the trouble with power-laws. In Truncat, the reputation-based Bitchun Society is stagnating, and the birth rate has dropped off so far that only a million kids are alive on the whole planet. These kids have hacked the consciousness-backup system and illicitly copy and load the backups of their elders, treating these backups as a kind...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Aug 18, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Truncat is an indirect sequel to my first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom. Truncat is a parable about warez groups and Napster, about generation war and the trouble with power-laws. In Truncat, the reputation-based Bitchun Society is stagnating, and the birth rate has dropped off so far that only a million kids are alive on the whole planet. These kids have hacked the consciousness-backup system and illicitly copy and load the backups of their elders, treating these backups as a kind...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Aug 15, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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Truncat is an indirect sequel to my first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom. Truncat is a parable about warez groups and Napster, about generation war and the trouble with power-laws. In Truncat, the reputation-based Bitchun Society is stagnating, and the birth rate has dropped off so far that only a million kids are alive on the whole planet. These kids have hacked the consciousness-backup system and illicitly copy and load the backups of their elders, treating these backups as a kind...
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The fourth and final installment in my reading of my brand-new, unpublished story "I, Row-Boat," a story about a theological dispute between an artifically intelligent Asimov three-laws cultist and an uplifted coral reef.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jul 4, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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The third installment in my reading of my brand-new, unpublished story "I, Row-Boat," a story about a theological dispute between an artifically intelligent Asimov three-laws cultist and an uplifted coral reef.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 29, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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The first installment in my reading of my brand-new, unpublished story "I, Row-Boat," a story about a theological dispute between an artifically intelligent Asimov three-laws cultist and an uplifted coral reef.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 21, 2006
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The first installment in my reading of my brand-new, unpublished story "I, Row-Boat," a story about a theological dispute between an artifically intelligent Asimov three-laws cultist and an uplifted coral reef.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 13, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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The second of two installments of the podcast of my story Visit the Sins, a story about attention deficit disorder, the effect that cognitive problems have on families, and how your mental state and your technology are intimately related. It was originally printed in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in June 1999 and reprinted in Hartwell's Year's Best SF 5.
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
Jun 7, 2006 Cory Doctorow
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The first of two installments of the podcast of my story Visit the Sins, a story about attention deficit disorder, the effect that cognitive problems have on families, and how your mental state and your technology are intimately related. It was originally printed in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in June 1999 and reprinted in Hartwell's Year's Best SF 5.
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